The College will encourage staff members to participate in professional activities that contribute to the goals and objectives of the institution. Reimbursement for such activities shall be within the limitations of the budget and according to the policies of the Board of Trustees.
The responsibility of a staff member to fulfill all contractual obligations to the College shall have priority over other professional activities.
Staff members who participate in professional activities at the expense of the College may be required to submit individual written reports concerning such activities.
Attendance of staff members at conferences, workshops, or conventions requires the recommendation of the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the written approval of the President.
Program visitation, staff exchange, or other professional activities require a written proposal prepared by the staff member, recommended by the appropriate Dean or Vice President of Academic Affairs, and approved in writing by the President.
Authorized expenses incurred in approved professional activities will be reimbursed according to the provisions of Section 131.00 of the Policies and Procedures Manual.